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Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 29 Oct 2007.

  1. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    If I was painting the cables, surely I should paint them grey to match the wall ;)

    I'm thinking the path of least resistance for now is painting some conduit I'm pretty sure I have hiding in the garage somewhere, which might be good enough for me to forget about.

    And if not, a false wall as suggested has always served me well in the past.
     
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  2. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Nah, white, so it has that tacky half-assed DIY look :p
     
  3. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    Treated myself to a set of Rotring Isograph pens, which are now arguably my favourite things in the whole world.

    For some reason the College set is really cheap on Amazon at £33. Each pen is around £25 if bought individually.

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  4. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    Ooooo, nice. I do love some Rotring goodness. My 600 pencil goes everywhere with me.
     
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  5. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    The way to deal with cables, is to not look at them.

    The problem is not there if you don't see it.:grin:
     
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  6. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    Y'know what @Mister_Tad ? A bit of nice-looking pipe might do it. I was contemplating running cables round my workshop in a lacquered bit of copper pipe with nice fixings, until I realised it would probably bankrupt me.

    Also nice pencil chat. I've a metal Kuru Toga that I use a lot :)
     
  7. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    DT 990 PRO Studio headphones
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  8. bawjaws

    bawjaws Multimodder

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    All this pen chat reminds me that my best and favouritest pen has been languishing in my locker at work for over a year now :(
     
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  9. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I should get my favourite - a Lamy Tri-System, which is a ballpoint, mechanical pencil, and highlighter in one - out of my grab-bag. 's not like I'm going to be doing any on-site reportage any time soon, is it!
     
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  10. bawjaws

    bawjaws Multimodder

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    Well funnily enough, Mr H, that is exactly what my favourite is!

    To make matters worse, they have become a lot more expensive than when I got mine about 5 years back.
     
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  11. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Either you've gone for something more special than the stainless steel version or you got a bargain: I bought *mine* five years ago, too, and it cost me £28.52. Current price on Amazon is £29.33.

    Now the four-colour Lamy 2000, that's a fish of a different coat: £58.50 last year, £75 now!
     
  12. bawjaws

    bawjaws Multimodder

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    Actually, neither of those things. Last time I checked (admittedly a couple of months back) they were going for about £50 (third party sellers only on Amazon). I paid about £30 for mine (the brushed metal version). If they're back at a reasonable price then I may have to bite the bullet and get a second one. Not much chance of being back in the office before the end of the summer, by the sound of things.
     
  13. Byron C

    Byron C Over-reacting and over-analysing since 1982

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    I've already used an iPhone for a very long time (and will likely never switch back to Android). A month or two ago I got an Apple TV. Recently I've found myself very tempted by the M1 MacBooks (once they fix the issues with SSD use/wear and bricked machines). And today this arrived:

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    Apple Watch SE Cellular.

    I am becoming that which I once despised.
     
  14. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Reminds me, new roll means I no longer will need to be in the office (when that's even allowed again) I still have a load of crap in there.
     
  15. bawjaws

    bawjaws Multimodder

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    Time to clear your desk!
     
  16. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    Welcome to the club.

    I went through "the change" around 18 months ago... iPhone, iPad, watch, MBP, TV.
    No regrets, all good times.

    EDIT:

    I think I might be on to something with this approach to hiding cables...

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    Perhaps something vaguely shuttle shaped would fill it out and hide the rest of them. Is what I'll tell Mrs_Tad.
     
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  17. Midlight

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    Good luck with that one. The saturn V looks good there though.
     
  18. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    digest.jpg

    Lifetime subscription to 2600, in annual digital digest format - which includes not only all the digests from now on, but all the ones going back to 1984 as well. Should keep me busy for a bit!
     
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  19. IamJudd

    IamJudd Modder

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    it's not that bad mate - I too am in the Apple-sphere and pay for their ultimate package each month for News, Music, TV, storage and Fitness (which, I must confess, is amazing - it's not going to be for everyone but me and the missus love joining Jamie Ray and Amir for HIIT workouts on a daily basis!
     
  20. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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